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Something Tactile: Why Photographers Should Create Zines

Fact: digital marketing isn’t always the most effective method of marketing your photography. That’s why photographers have been creating zines for years. Of any of the photographers in the stable of the Phoblographer, James Moreton perhaps understands this the most. He’s a man that’s all about something that’s tactile, film, and aesthetics. And he’s also collaborated on and made zines....
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On Family and Photography: A Personal Tale on Film

When I approach our contributors about stories, I tend to cater to their specialties and get them to be more expressive about what they do. In case of contributor James Moreton, we got very personal. You see, I can relate with him on so many different levels. For a really long time my father wasn’t around to help raise me but for much different reasons than what James went through. Now that James is a father, he found a way to combine it with his photography. James is an analog film shooter: and a fantastic one at that....
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The Kingdom: On Black and White Film, and Finding a Home

The Kingdom is a project based in the area of Northern Ireland where I now call home. Dalriada was an ancient Gaelic over-kingdom that stretched from the Glens of Antrim right up to Argyll and Lochaber in Scotland – at that time it was easier for people to cross the sea between Ireland and Scotland than to cross the hills over the land. For me personally, this project is a reaction to finally finding a place to call home; when I was 21 I had lived in 21 different places – so I am a bit of a nomad! When I moved here the landscape fascinated and intrigued me and I wanted to try and take a snapshot of my local community. I have a strong creative streak and desire to express myself, usually through photography, and this felt like a decent backbone to a series of pictures....
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